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Mostly A's: Consider clinical or direct services
Clinicians or direct service providers work closely with individuals, groups and families helping them address challenges and setbacks. These issues can range from physical disabilities or emotional problems to career and financial difficulties. This type of social work puts an emphasis on evaluating and treating clients in the context of their environment.
Mostly B's: Consider management or administration
Managers and administrators are responsible for developing programs and policies within an agency or organization. This type of social work requires good analytical and decision-making skills to weigh out options and decide the best course of action. You must also be able to see a program or policy through from start to finish.
Mostly C's: Consider education or research
Educators and researchers investigate and develop new methods of practicing social work and/or teaching social work to others. Researchers study human behavior and apply their problem-solving skills in a scientific and systematic manner. Teachers must be able to provide information in a way that is clear and meaningful.
Mostly D's: Consider legislation or policy
As a legislator or policymaker, you help ensure social justice by influencing policies and legislation on everything from equal opportunities in the workplace to criminal justice. You should have an interest in politics and ability to speak up for what you believe is right.
Mostly E's: Consider community organizing or advocacy
As a community organizer or advocate, you inspire people and mobilize resources to bring about social change. Community organizers champion the rights of individuals and communities by securing direct services and empowering others to improve their lives.